LOS ANGELES — A U.S. citizen living in Tijuana has been indicted on charges of trading drugs for weapons, including machine guns and grenade launchers, which he intended to provide to Mexican gangs, federal authorities said this week.
LOS ANGELES — Four people were killed Wednesday when a small plane crashed at the Corona Municipal Airport, authorities said.
TOKSOOK BAY, Alaska (AP) — Lizzie Chimiugak has lived for 90 years in the windswept western wilds of Alaska, born to a nomadic family who lived in mud homes and followed where the good hunting and fishing led.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A 4-year-old Indiana boy is in critical condition Monday after a gun his father had concealed in his clothing discharged while the two were wrestling, police said.
MINNEAPOLIS — A wrongful death lawsuit filed by Prince’s family members has been quietly dismissed in recent months, suggesting family members have reached settlements with defendants including the Minnesota doctor who saw Prince in the weeks before his death and the Illinois hospital that t…
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City police responded to a drive-by shooting outside a Kansas City nightclub just about a week before a gunman shot into a line of people there Sunday, killing a woman and wounding at least 15 others before he was slain.
RICHMOND, Va. — Thousands of gun-rights activists from around the country rallied peacefully at the Virginia Capitol on Monday, protesting plans by the state’s Democratic leadership to pass gun-control legislation that have become a key flash point in the national debate over gun violence.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — The remains of a paratrooper who was killed a week ago in Afghanistan have been returned to his family in the U.S.
KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man told authorities that he cut off a grizzly bear's claws as a memento after shooting it in self-defense because he was mad that the bear was going to eat him, according to court records.
One person was killed and another was seriously injured when an avalanche sent snow barreling down the mountain at Alpine Meadows Ski Resort just west of Lake Tahoe on Friday morning, authorities said.
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CANTON, N.C. — The Avengers may have gained a canine sidekick after a North Carolina family's dog gave birth to a bright green puppy named “Hulk.”
Former pro wrestler Rocky Johnson, the father of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, died Wednesday at age 75.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some aviation experts said Wednesday that they were puzzled after the crew of a commercial airliner decided to dump fuel at low altitude during an emergency landing, causing a vapor to fall on schoolyards and neighborhoods east of Los Angeles International Airport.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Two years before mother-of-five Jennifer Dulos went missing last May in what police believe was a murder, her estranged husband tried to run her over outside her new Connecticut home around the time she had filed for divorce, the children's nanny told police.
LOS ANGELES — From the start, federal prosecutors have tried to make the college admissions case a straightforward story about greed.
NEW YORK (AP) — If you're still using Microsoft's Windows 7, your computer might soon be at risk.
Most retirees regret not saving more. A 2018 study by Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies found 73% wish they’d put aside more money on a consistent basis, and half felt they waited too long to get serious about retirement saving.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico is slightly more likely to be hit with an earthquake of magnitude 6.0 or higher over the next week, the U.S. Geological Survey said, after an intense aftershock Saturday led the agency to tweak its statistical models.
WASHINGTON — Deaths from boozing and bingeing more than doubled in the past two decades, as alcohol consumption per person rose 8%, with sharp increases in the rate for women and the middle-aged.
SAN DIEGO — Researchers backed by the San Diego Zoo are scrambling to save koalas threatened by the rampaging brush fires in Australia.
NEW YORK — Salma Hayek said the new comedy “Like a Boss” created an opportunity for her to work with more female actors than usual compared to previous films.
CHICAGO — Authorities on Thursday were on the hunt for coyotes in downtown Chicago after police said a 5-year-old boy was bitten in the head by one such animal and a man went to a hospital with a wound he said came from one.
BESSEMER, Mich. (AP) — Is that a skunk? No, it's marijuana.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — The story of Jennifer Dulos, a missing mother of five, gripped Connecticut and many around the country for months as police divulged a mountain of evidence against her estranged husband, but without filing a murder charge.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A witness said a plane that crashed in south Louisiana had leveled out its wings before it hit trees and transmission lines and crashed in a fiery heap, according to a preliminary investigation issued Tuesday by federal investigators.
U.S. government-led research found no strong evidence linking baby powder with ovarian cancer in the largest analysis to look at the question.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Pier 1 Imports is closing nearly half its 942 stores as consumers increasingly shop online for home goods.
LOS ANGELES — A group of 20 firefighters, including several who battled October’s Saddleridge fire near Sylmar, will travel to Australia on Monday to help combat the wildfires that have ravaged roughly 12.4 million acres of land and killed at least 24 people and millions of birds, reptiles a…
The 77th Golden Globes were meant to be a coronation for Netflix. Instead, a pair of big-screen epics took top honors Sunday, as Sam Mendes’ technically dazzling World War I tale “1917” won best picture, drama, and Quentin Tarantino’s radiant Los Angeles fable “Once Upon a Time ... in Hollyw…
Five people were killed and about 60 were injured on the Pennsylvania Turnpike early Sunday morning, when a loaded bus went out of control on a hill and rolled over, setting off a chain reaction that involved three tractor-trailers and a passenger car.
The Samples were a black Chicago family, with six children and few resources. The priest helped them with tuition, clothes, bills. He offered the promise of opportunities — a better life.
White evangelical Protestants stand noticeably apart from other religious people on abortion restrictions and LGBT discrimination protections, two of the most politically divisive issues at play in the 2020 presidential election, according to a new poll.
CHICAGO — Two toddlers died early Thursday in Chicago after a woman believed to be their mother stabbed a 70-year-old man, left one of the children in a bathtub and threw the other child out an 11th-floor apartment before jumping herself, police said.
VICTOR, N.Y. (AP) — The top Republican in the New York State Assembly was charged New Year's Eve with driving while intoxicated in his state-issued vehicle, just a week after he wrote a newspaper column warning citizens against getting behind the wheel drunk.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Police in Texas say they are searching for a suspect after two men were fatally shot during a fight inside a Lubbock nightclub early New Year's Day.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The headless torso that was found in a remote Idaho cave 40 years ago has finally been identified as belonging to an outlaw who killed his wife with an ax and was last seen after escaping from jail in 1916.
FORT WORTH, Texas — The security team at West Freeway Church of Christ should be commended for its well-trained response to a shooter Sunday morning, according to two handgun instructors who reviewed video from shooting.
NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) — It's a rite of passage in schools across the U.S.: frog dissection.
NEW YORK — Sonny Mehta, the urbane and astute head of Alfred A. Knopf who guided one of the book world’s most esteemed imprints to new heights through a blend of prize-winning literature by Toni Morrison and Cormac McCarthy among others and blockbusters such as “Fifty Shades of Grey” and “Th…
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Michael Walker Vincent was one day away from his 16th birthday when he died in a plane crash along with his mom and three others on their way to a college football playoff game Saturday.
FORT WORTH, Texas — A man who said he shot and killed a gunman inside a White Settlement church thanked God on Monday for his ability to take down “evil.”
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man is offering $10,000 for the safe return of his dog after someone stole his truck with the pet inside.